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David Kieser (2018)Clinical Senior Lecturer

FRACS, FNZOA, MBChB, PhD, PGDipSurgAnat, MedDip

Email info@davidkieser.co.nz

Tel +64 3 364 1086

Mr David Kieser is a spine and orthopaedic surgeon in Christchurch with an enthusiasm for academic research and education.

Professional and research interests

David's professional interests are varied and cover the gamut of spine and orthopaedic surgery in addition to sports medicine, military medicine, ballistics and forensic sciences.

Professional affiliations

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA)
  • New Zealand Spine Society (NZSS)
  • AO Spine
  • European Spine Study Group (ESSG)
  • Rugby Codes Research Group (RCRG)
  • Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ)
  • Look AHEAD advisory group

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Publications

Zwirner, J., Koutp, A., Vidakovic, H., Ondruschka, B., Kieser, D. C., & Hammer, N. (2021). Assessment of plantaris and peroneus tertius tendons as graft materials for ankle ligament reconstructions: A cadaveric biomechanical study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 115, 104244. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104244

Roscop, C., Gariel, F., Kieser, D. C., Bouyer, B., Gille, O., Marnat, G., & Berge, J. (2021). Doughnut vertebroplasty for circumferential aggressive vertebral hemangiomas. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016785

Stringer, M. R., Hooper, G. J., Frampton, C., & Kieser, D. C. (2021). Periprosthetic fractures of the femur in primary total hip arthroplasty: A New Zealand Joint Registry analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16611

Kieser, D., Soltani, S., Wyatt, M., Lim, K., & Kieser, S. (2020). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas. In B. Gürer (Ed.), Vascular malformations of the central nervous system. (pp. 103-111). London, UK: IntechOpen. doi: 10.1021/ic0482537

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., & Hooper, G. (2020). Microscopic and macroscopic comparisons of 0.223 soft point and full metal jacket ammunition with bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human flat bones. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001491

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D., Soltani, S., Wyatt, M., Lim, K., & Kieser, S. (2020). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas. In B. Gürer (Ed.), Vascular malformations of the central nervous system. (pp. 103-111). London, UK: IntechOpen. doi: 10.1021/ic0482537

Kieser, D. C., & Hammer, N. (2019). An anatomical and pathological classification of thoracolumbar adjacent segment disease. In J. Bettany-Saltikov & G. Kandasamy (Eds.), Spinal deformities in adolescents, adults and older adults. London, UK: InTech Open. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.89960

Kieser, D. C., & Wyatt, M. C. (2019). The functional effects of adult spinal deformity and the effectiveness of surgery. In J. Bettany-Saltikov & G. Kandasamy (Eds.), Spinal deformities in adolescents, adults and older adults. London, UK: InTech Open. doi: 10.5772/intechopen.90054

Kieser, D. C. (2017). The use of negative pressure therapy in the management of chronic resistant venous ulceration. In L. V. Berhardt (Ed.), Advances in medicine and biology (Vol.117). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Kieser, D. C., Eberhardt, T. L., Dickson, G., & Waddell, J. N. (2016). Applied forensic sciences. In J. A. Taylor & J. A. Kieser (Eds.), Forensic odontology: Principles and practice. (pp. 355-376). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118864418.ch11

Kieser, D., Carr, D., Jermy, M., Mabbott, A., & Kieser, J. (2016). Injury biomechanics. In M. D. Freeman & M. P. Zeegers (Eds.), Forensic epidemiology: Principles and practice. (pp. 201-230). London, UK: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-404584-2.00008-2

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Chapter in Book - Other

Rothenfluh, D. A., & Kieser, D. (2019). Spinal trauma in patients with ankylosing spinal conditions. In B. Meyer & M. Rauschmann (Eds.), Spine surgery: A case-based approach. (pp. 319-323). Cham, switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-98875-7_39

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Journal - Research Article

Zwirner, J., Koutp, A., Vidakovic, H., Ondruschka, B., Kieser, D. C., & Hammer, N. (2021). Assessment of plantaris and peroneus tertius tendons as graft materials for ankle ligament reconstructions: A cadaveric biomechanical study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 115, 104244. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104244

Stringer, M. R., Hooper, G. J., Frampton, C., & Kieser, D. C. (2021). Periprosthetic fractures of the femur in primary total hip arthroplasty: A New Zealand Joint Registry analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16611

Roscop, C., Gariel, F., Kieser, D. C., Bouyer, B., Gille, O., Marnat, G., & Berge, J. (2021). Doughnut vertebroplasty for circumferential aggressive vertebral hemangiomas. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016785

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., & Hooper, G. (2020). Microscopic and macroscopic comparisons of 0.223 soft point and full metal jacket ammunition with bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human flat bones. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001491

Wyatt, M. C., Kunutsor, S. K., Beswick, A. D., Whitehouse, M. R., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Outcomes following primary total hip arthroplasty with pre-existing spinal fusion surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational evidence. Bone & Joint Journal, 102-B(6), 664-670. doi: 10.1302/0301-620x.102b6.Bjj-2019-1473.R1

Hayashi, K., Boissière, L., Cawley, D. T., Larrieu, D., Kieser, D., Berjano, P., … Obeid, I. (2020). A new classification for coronal malalignment in adult spinal deformity: A validation and the role of lateral bending radiographs. European Spine Journal, 29, 2287-2294. doi: 10.1007/s00586-020-06513-5

Pullen, A., Kieser, D. C., & Hooper, G. (2020). A study into the viability of Synbone® as a proxy for Sus scrofa (domesticus) ribs for use with 5.56-mm open tip match ammunition in ballistic testing. International Journal of Legal Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00414-020-02416-8

Cunningham, G., Wright, D., Nnadi, C., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Patient outcome questionnaires in the British Spine Registry: What are response rates low and which patients groups are responding? Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery, 9, 1. doi: 10.37532/jsns.2020.9(1).337

Wyatt, M. C., Poutawera, V., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). How do cemented short Exeter stems perform compared with standard-length Exeter stems? The experience of the New Zealand National Joint Registry. Arthroplasty Today, 6, 104-111. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2020.01.003

Takamori, S., Hamlin, M. J., Kieser, D. C., King, D., Hume, P., Yamazaki, T., … Olsen, P. D. (2020). Senior club-level rugby union player's positional movement performance using individualized velocity thresholds and accelerometer-derived impacts in matches. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000003523

Haleem, S., Edwin, J., Bashir, M. A., Soltani, S., Nadarajah, R., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Infection in neuro-muscular scoliosis deformity correction. International Wound Journal, 17, 729-734. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13332

Pullen, A., Kieser, D. C., & Hooper, G. (2020). Ballistic gelatin calibration standardisation. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001430

Deng, Y., Kieser, D., Wyatt, M., Stringer, M., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2020). Risk factors for periprosthetic femoral fractures around total hip arthroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, 441-447. doi: 10.1111/ans.15473

Damade, C., Masse, R., Ghailane, S., Petit, M., Castelain, J.-E., Gille, O., … Kieser, D. C. (2020). Anterior cervical idiopathic hyperostosis and dysphagia: The impact of surgical management: Study of a series of 11 cases. World Neurosurgery, 138, e305-e310. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.02.097

Bourghli, A., Boissiere, L., Larrieu, D., Kaissar, F., Cawley, D., Fujishiro, T., Kieser, D., … European Spine Study Group. (2020). Opioids and analgesics use after adult spinal deformity surgery correlates with sagittal alignment and preoperative analgesic pattern. European Spine Journal, 29, 73-84. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06141-8

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., Ondruschka, B., Kranioti, E., Pullen, A., & Hooper, G. (2020). Viability of Bos taurus scapulae as a flat bone proxy for ballistic testing. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2019-001369

Wyatt, M. C., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., Woodfield, T., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). How do 3D-printed primary uncemented acetabular components compare with established uncemented acetabular cups? The experience of the New Zealand National Joint Registry. HIP International. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1120700020918233

Taylor, S. C., Hammer, N., Zwirner, J., Ondruschka, B., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Morphometric and density comparisons of Bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human frontal crania. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 10, 17. doi: 10.1186/s41935-020-00191-6

Atienza-Roca, P., Kieser, D., Cui, X., Bathish, B., Ramaswamy, Y., Hooper, G. J., Clarkson, A. N., … Wise, L. M., Woodfield, T. B. F., & Lim, K. S. (2020). Visible light mediated PVA-tyramine hydrogels for covalent incorporation and tailorable release of functional growth factors. Biomaterials Science, 8(18), 5005-5019. doi: 10.1039/D0BM00603C

Melian, C., Kieser, D., Frampton, C., & Wyatt, M. C. (2020). Teleconsultation in orthopaedic surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient and physician experiences. Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1357633x20950995

Kieser, D. C., Thakar, C., Cunningham, G., Vidakovic, H., Hammer, N., & Nnadi, C. (2020). The value of a modified Wiltse approach for deformity correction in neuromuscular scoliosis. International Journal of Spine Surgery, 14(2), 170-174. doi: 10.14444/7023

Chin, J., Blackett, J., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2020). The value of routine intravenous tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty: A preliminary study. Advances in Orthopedics, 2020, 2943827. doi: 10.1155/2020/2943827

Wyatt, M. C., Whitehouse, M. R., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). Are lipped polyethylene liners associated with increased revision rates in patients with uncemented acetabular components? An observational cohort study. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 478, 581-589. doi: 10.1097/corr.0000000000001039

Wright, D. N., Kieser, D. C., Cunningham, G., Liantis, P., Hunt, R., Ember, T. M., … Lucas, J. D. (2020). Halo femoral traction for 1 week between staged anterior and posterior fusion surgeries for severe adolescent scoliosis is effective and safe. World Neurosurgery, 141, e998-e1004. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.06.103

Williams, E. M. P., Graham, E. S., Jermy, M. C., Kieser, D. C., & Taylor, M. C. (2019). The dynamics of blood drop release from swinging objects in the creation of cast-off bloodstain patterns. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64(2), 413-421. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.13855

Kieser, D. C., Wyatt, M. C., Boissiere, L., Hayashi, K., Cawley, D. T., Yilgor, C., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group. (2019). The effect of increasing body mass index on the pain and function of patients with adult spinal deformity. Journal of Spine Surgery, 5(4), 535-540. doi: 10.21037/jss.2019.11.12

Vanamala, R., Hammer, N., Soltani, S., Lim, K., Wyatt, M. C., & Kieser, D. C. (2019). Anatomical variations of the saphenous nerve in the adductor canal. Journal of Anesthesiology & Clinical Science, 8, 2. doi: 10.7243/2049-9752-8-2

Dehn, G., Hammer, N., Wyatt, M. C., Soltani, S. J., & Kieser, D. C. (2019). Relative position of the supra-acetabular bone to the crestal plane: A radiological analysis. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2019-001251

Kieser, D. C., Boissiere, L., Cawley, D. T., Larrieu, D., Yilgor, C., Takemoto, M., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group (ESSG). (2019). Validation of a simplified SRS-Schwab classification using a sagittal modifier. Spine Deformity, 7, 467-471. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.09.008

Kieser, D. C., Cawley, D. T., Fujishiro, T., Tavolaro, C., Mazas, S., Boissiere, L., … Gille, O. (2019). Anterior bone loss in cervical disc arthroplasty. Asian Spine Journal, 13(1), 13-21. doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0008

Nugent, M., May, J. H., Parker, J. D., Kieser, D. C., Douglas, M., Pereira, R., Lim, K. S., & Hooper, G. J. (2019). Does tranexamic acid reduce knee swelling and improve early function following arthroscopic meniscectomy? A double-blind randomized controlled trial. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 7(8), 2325967119866122. doi: 10.1177/2325967119866122

Soltani, S., Nogaro, M. C., Rougelot, C., Newell, N., Lim, K., & Kieser, D. C. (2019). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas in children. European Spine Journal, 28, 2229-2236. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-05975-6

Kieser, D. C., Mazas, S., Boissiere, L., Obeid, I., Vital, J.-M., Pointillart, V., & Gille, O. (2019). Adjacent segment disease in cervical disc arthroplasty. Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery, 8, 4.

Cawley, D. T., Barrett, P., Moran, B., McGoldrick, N. P., Gillham, C., Codd, M., … Kieser, D. C. (2019). Primary appendicular soft-tissue sarcoma resection: What tumour parameters affect wound closure planning? International Wound Journal, 16(6), 1553-1558. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13251

Labus, K. M., Sutherland, C., Notaros, B. M., Ilić, M. M., Chaus, G., Kieser, D., & Puttlitz, C. M. (2019). Direct electromagnetic coupling for non-invasive measurements of stability in simulated fracture healing. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 37(5), 1164-1171. doi: 10.1002/jor.24275

Klima, S., Cornwall, J., Kieser, D., & Hammer, N. (2019). The utility and benefit of a newly established postgraduate training course in surgical exposures for orthopedic and trauma surgery. Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery, 139, 1673-1680. doi: 10.1007/s00402-019-03189-5

Dunbar, L., Vidakovic, H., Löffler, S., Hammer, N., Gille, O., Boissiere, L., … Kieser, D. C. (2019). Anterior cervical spine blood supply: A cadaveric study. Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy, 41, 607-611. doi: 10.1007/s00276-019-02236-5

Kieser, D. C., Cawley, D. T., Fujishiro, T., Roscop, C., Boissiere, L., Obeid, I., … Pointillart, V. (2019). Cerebral ischaemia following anterior upper thoracic spinal surgery utilizing a partial manubrial resection. European Spine Journal, 28(3), 463-469. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5364-4

Cawley, D. T., Alzakri, A., Fujishiro, T., Kieser, D. C., Tavalaro, C., Boissiere, L., … Gille, O. (2019). Carbon-fibre cage reconstruction in anterior cervical corpectomy for multilevel cervical spondylosis: Mid-term outcomes. Journal of Spine Surgery, 5(2), 251-258. doi: 10.21037/jss.2019.03.08

Dehn, G., Kieser, D., Maxwell, R., Hooper, G., Frampton, C., & Coates, M. (2019). Does the size of the femoral condyle contribute to the development of osteoarthritis of the knee? A retrospective randomised MRI study. Journal of Arthritis, 8(4), 284. Retrieved from https://www.iomcworld.org/arthritis.html

Wyatt, M. C., Kieser, D. C., Kemp, M. A., McHugh, G., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2019). Does the femoral offset affect replacements? The results from a National Joint Registry. HIP International, 29(3), 289-298. doi: 10.1177/1120700018780318

Subramanian, T., Ahmad, A., Mardare, M., Kieser, D. C., Mayers, D., & Nnadi, C. (2018). A six-year observational study of 31 children with early-onset scoliosis treated using magnetically controlled growing rods with a minimum follow-up of two years. Bone & Joint Journal, 100-B(9), 1187-1200. doi: 10.1302/0301-620x.100b9.Bjj-2018-0031.R2

Guey, J., Rodrigues, S., Pullen, A., Shaw, B., & Kieser, D. C. (2018). Effect of ageing on the calibration of ballistic gelatin. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 164(4). doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-000924

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